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Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
It’s a rare day when Congress can reach bipartisan agreement. Rarer still is agreement on a measure to protect the environment. more
Why did you select your profession? I knew I wanted to work in providing a safe space for children who didn't have the support to help them through life's challenges. Breaking the chains of abuse, oppression and injustice is part of my job and in my … more
The state employee payroll delay last month has resulted in Rhode Island having to pay more than $1,000 in overdraft fees. more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr., D-Warwick, last month announced that he will pre-file legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for the weekend of Aug. 6-7. The tax holiday, designed to give local business an economic boost, … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's board of directors voted to raise the price for weekly and monthly bus passes and require seniors with low incomes and people with disabilities to pay a reduced fare to ride the bus. The $2 … more
Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for health care in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double-digit rates, The Boston Globe reported. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of … more
For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang of fireworks downtown. Not having an event that draws tens of thousands of people to the downtown for a First Night-like celebration is probably a missed … more
The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. more
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